Antoinette M Watkins writes under the pen name Johanna Sparrow, she has been writing for over 18 years and has published a variety of books from children's books to self-help books dealing with relationship, personal growth and conflict issues. She uses her expertise, knowledge and experience on a system she's created and used over the years dating back as far as 1995 in improving relationship issues, called the (HBCCR)© Heart Bruised Conscious Connection Renewal codes which we either have or don't have inside of us. Born November 22, 1969 and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana, but she now resides in San Antonio, Texas. She majored in psychology and speech at UMUC in 1996 but after three years walked away because of her love of writing and illustrating. She worked as a freelance writer and illustrator until releasing her first children's picture book through Xlibris in 2004 titled Silly Shoe vol 2 under the pen name A. M. A Watkins and she released a second book that same year titled, Olive Turnip Vol. 4. She wrote and illustrated off and on for other writers and did not release her next children's book on Amazon until 2014 titled, Tank the Shy Turtle under the pen name Cookie Adams and Big Mouth Betty and Wormy Wiggly Mr. Ziggly under the pen name Cookie Crumbles. Johanna released her first self-help book dealing with relational aggression through bullying, gossip and lies, titled Don't Tell the Milkman if You Don't Want Him to Tell the World, during that same year she released two other self-help books dealing with conflict that affects one’s sex life and the other on relationship commitment phobias titled, "The Elephant in the Bed" and "Sabotage, commitment Phobias." Now she’s back on the scene, with a new thrilling and groundbreaking novel “Helen’s Scars”!